196 articles in Oman

Haya Water seeks to set benchmark for PPPs in Omani wastewater roll-out Vol 19, Issue 5 (May 2018)

The country’s sewage network needs serious investment. National wastewater authority Haya Water is looking to make a breakthrough for BOTs, even while operating under the shadow of a national utility restructuring that could see it disappear completely.

Private advances Vol 19, Issue 5 (May 2018)

  • Oman’s main municipal wastewater services body has said it is looking for an incoming shift towards the use of private finance for new treatment plants to point the way for...
  • Egyptian construction giant Hassan Allam is predicting a revival in the country’s dormant water PPP pipeline, and the company’s new infrastructure investment wing is looking for...
  • Istanbul’s water utility is plotting a radical overhaul of its infrastructure base – and its relationship with the private sector...
  • Vietnam’s water sector sell-off is gaining pace. All its major utilities could have...

Glut of PPP projects brings new state-owned players to the market Vol 19, Issue 4 (April 2018)

International project developers are struggling against suppressed returns on project equity due to the number of project opportunities. New developers are stepping up.

Haya Water plans sewage BOT rollout Vol 19, Issue 2 (February 2018)

Oman’s chief wastewater collection and treatment body is looking to create a pipeline of privately funded WWTPs in the mould of the country’s IWP programme.

Oman preps RFP for restructuring consultancy bid hopefuls Vol 18, Issue 11 (November 2017)

With five teams vying to work on a project to restructure water services, competition will be intense.

Cadagua bows out as Oman desal plant goes public Vol 18, Issue 11 (November 2017)

The Ghubrah plant is the first to be listed on the stock exchange since 2013. Despite seeing a loss on its equity, departing shareholder Cadagua will be pleased with the deal.

Consultants wait for formal Muscat shortlist Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

The sultanate is imminently expected to confirm a shortlist of consultants to advise it on a radical water sector restructuring programme. The chosen team will help formulate a programme that will revolutionise water and wastewater services in the country.

Middle East water in brief Vol 18, Issue 8 (August 2017)

The Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority are planning a feasibility study into the creation of a strategic water connection between their respective potable water networks.

Muscat paves the way for PSP with planned water sector restructuring Vol 18, Issue 7 (July 2017)

Oman’s fragmented water and wastewater utilities are due for an overhaul under a recently approved restructuring plan. With the government looking to take on advisors to push through the process, what will the implications be for the private water sector?

Eastern Promise Vol 18, Issue 7 (July 2017)

  • Egypt’s seawater desalination market has burst into life with a number of major deals making the past year the most prolific in the country’s history. The involvement of...
  • Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia has turned its eyes from desalination to wastewater in its latest bid to foster private investment in infrastructure. The appointment of advisors for the 500,000m3/d Jeddah Airport wastewater project marks a concrete step towards...
  • Oman is looking to take on advisors to help push through a planned restructuring of its water sector that it hopes will revitalise the system and make it more suitable for private sector